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The Best Miranda Richardson Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.2k votes 65 voters 4.1k views59 items

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List of the best Miranda Richardson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Miranda Richardson's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Miranda Richardson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Miranda Richardson movies will be at the top of the list. Miranda Richardson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Miranda Richardson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Miranda Richardson films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Miranda Richardson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Miranda Richardson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of a variety of films, including Blackadder: Back & Forth and Enchanted April.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Miranda Richardson movies?" and "What are the greatest Miranda Richardson roles of all time?"

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    Blackadder: Back & Forth

    Kate Moss, Hugh Laurie

    Released1999

    Directed byPaul Weiland

    Blackadder: Back & Forth is a 1999 short comedy history film written by Richard Curtis, Ben Elton and directed by Paul Weiland....  more
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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Newell

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. The film,...  more

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    Falling Angels

    Miranda Richardson, Katharine Isabelle

    Released2003

    Directed byScott Smith

    Falling Angels is a 2003 independent film by Scott Smith, based on the novel of the same name by Barbara Gowdy and adapted for the screen by poet and author Esta Spalding. It is the second feature...  more
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    Provoked

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Robbie Coltrane

    Released2006

    Directed byJag Mundhra

    Provoked is a 2006 British film, directed by Jag Mundhra. It stars Aishwarya Rai, Naveen Andrews, Miranda Richardson, Robbie Coltrane, Nandita Das and Steve McFadden. The film is loosely based on the...  more
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    Wah-Wah

    Julie Walters, Gabriel Byrne

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard E. Grant

    Wah-Wah is a 2005 drama film, written and directed by British actor Richard E. Grant and loosely based on his childhood in Swaziland. It stars Nicholas Hoult, Gabriel Byrne, Emily Watson, Miranda...  more
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    Snow White

    Kristin Kreuk, Vera Farmiga

    Released2001

    Directed byCaroline Thompson

    Snow White: The Fairest of Them All, is a 2001 American fantasy adventure television film, co-written and directed by American filmmaker Caroline Thompson and produced by Hallmark Entertainment. The...  more
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    The Evening Star

    Jack Nicholson, Shirley MacLaine

    Released1996

    Directed byRobert Harling

    The Evening Star is a 1996 sequel to Academy Award for Best Picture-winning Terms of Endearment, starring Shirley MacLaine, who reprises the role of Aurora Greenway she won an Oscar for playing in...  more
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    Merlin

    Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released1998

    Directed bySteve Barron

    Merlin is a television miniseries which originally aired in 1998 on NBC that retells the legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin. Sam Neill stars in the title role in a story...  more

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    Fatherland

    Rutger Hauer, Miranda Richardson

    Released1994

    Directed byChristopher Menaul

    Fatherland is a 1994 drama, fantasy, romance and thriller film written by Stanley Weiser, Ron Hutchinson and directed by Christopher Menaul....  more
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    Dance with a Stranger

    Ian Holm, Rupert Everett

    Released1985

    Directed byMike Newell

    Dance with a Stranger is a 1985 British drama film, directed by Mike Newell. Telling the story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain in the 1950s, this moving biographical British...  more
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    Spider

    Ralph Fiennes, Gabriel Byrne

    Released2002

    Directed byDavid Cronenberg

    Spider is a 2002 Canadian/British psychological thriller film produced and directed by David Cronenberg and based on the novel of the same name by Patrick McGrath, who also wrote the screenplay. The...  more
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    Alice in Wonderland

    Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Kingsley

    Released1999

    Directed byNick Willing

    Alice in Wonderland is a television film first broadcast in 1999 on NBC and then shown on British television on Channel 4. It is based upon Lewis Carroll's books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and...  more
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    The Phantom of the Opera

    Emmy Rossum, Gerard Butler

    Released2004

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

    The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston...  more

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    Twisted Obsession

    Jeff Goldblum, Miranda Richardson

    Released1989

    Directed byFernando Trueba

    Twisted Obsession is a 1989 Spanish erotic thriller directed by Fernando Trueba, starring Jeff Goldblum and Miranda Richardson. It was written by Trueba, Manuel Matji and Menno Meyjes, originally...  more
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    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is the first of two cinematic parts based on the novel by J....  more

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    Made in Dagenham

    Rosamund Pike, Bob Hoskins

    Released2010

    Directed byNigel Cole

    Made in Dagenham is a 2010 British film directed by Nigel Cole. The film stars Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough, Jaime Winstone,...  more
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    Tom & Viv

    Willem Dafoe, Miranda Richardson

    Released1994

    Directed byBrian Gilbert

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    The Crying Game

    Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent

    Released1992

    Directed byNeil Jordan

    The Crying Game is a 1992 British psychological thriller drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan. The film explores themes of race, gender, nationality, and sexuality against the backdrop of...  more

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    Kansas City

    Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released1996

    Directed byRobert Altman

    Kansas City is a 1996 crime film, directed by Robert Altman, and featuring numerous jazz tracks. Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy and Steve Buscemi starred....  more
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    Empire of the Sun

    Christian Bale, Ben Stiller

    Released1987

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American coming of age film based on J. G. Ballard's semi-autobiographical novel of the same name. Steven Spielberg directed the film, which stars Christian Bale, John...  more

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    Paris, je t'aime

    Natalie Portman, Willem Dafoe

    Released2006

    Directed byTom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant, Olivier Assayas, Christopher Doyle, Ethan Coen

    Paris, je t'aime is a 2006 anthology film starring an ensemble cast of actors of various nationalities. The two-hour film consists of eighteen short films set in different arrondissements. The 22...  more

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    Enchanted April

    Alfred Molina, Jim Broadbent

    Released1992

    Directed byMike Newell

    Enchanted April is a 1992 film adaptation of Elizabeth von Arnim's 1922 novel, "The Enchanted April," directed by Mike Newell. The novel was previously adapted as a stage play by Kane Campbell in...  more
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    Southland Tales

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Justin Timberlake

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard Kelly

    Southland Tales is a 2006 sci-fi dramedy thriller film and the second film written and directed by Richard Kelly. The title refers to the Southland, a name used by locals to refer to Southern...  more
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    The Rage in Placid Lake

    Claire Danes, Rose Byrne

    Released2003

    Directed byTony McNamara

    The Rage in Placid Lake is a 2003 Australian film starring Ben Lee and Rose Byrne. It features Placid Lake, a seventeen-year-old boy who has led a suburban hippie life with his neurotic, free loving...  more
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    Chicken Run

    Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall

    Released2000

    Directed byPeter Lord, Nick Park

    Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. Chicken Run received positive reviews,...  more

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